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Payroll Specialist (part time)

We are currently seeking a part-time Payroll Specialist. The successful candidate will be able to accurately and efficiently prepare and control all payrolls for Faculty, Staff and Students, while providing support to managers in approving timesheets, problem solving, and assisting employees with questions regarding pay. The salary/rate for this position is $20-25 per hour.


  • Verify data entry from HR for new employees as received.
  • Complete employee data entry with correct status, PTO accruals if required and coding for wages and salary in PayFlex (timesheet system).
  • Ensure all employees are registered and have access and instruction for use of timesheet and/or PTO system, including Supervisors.
  • Review all timesheets bi-weekly for accuracy, completeness, and appropriate approval.
  • Verify all PTO requests are approved for pay period.
  • Process time records into check processing system, including salaried employees.
  • Format stipend worksheets for import into the appropriate payroll groups. Once checks are created, adjust gross, rates, or deductions as required by HR.
  • Run preprocessing reports for verification.
  • Timely submission of Payroll to Paychex for processing and provide cash requirements to management to allow timely transfer of funds.
  • Run all post processing reports.
  • Verify, adjust, and process Payroll journal entry and import into accounting system.
  • Assist with preparation for annual audit.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Prior payroll experience required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Paychex experience is an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Must be able to complete bi-weekly payroll for 400 employees

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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